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Film Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane (USA, 2016)

Producer J.J Abrams is a big fan of mystery, so the frugal promotional campaign leading up to 10 Cloverfield Lane, a film that is conceptually linked to shaky-cam monster classic Cloverfield, really wasn’t all that surprising. A trailer was randomly sprung upon us featuring serial scene-stealer John Goodman getting smacked over the head with a bottle by a panicked Mary Elizabeth Winstead before she tries to escape what seems like – and is – a decked out underground bunker was the most salient sequence from the trailer, and it didn’t give much of anything away, contrasting it with the average 21st century film trailer, which is on average full of so much exposition that viewers often go into modern cinema with too much of an expectation, knowing most of the story already, which often lessens the impact of the more thrill-based features. The only expectation we had from 10 Cloverfield Lane was it’s impressive, small cast and crew, and the fact that it apparently moved in Cloverfield’s universe in some way.... Continue Reading

Win a double pass to a special preview screening of 10 Cloverfield Lane in Perth

Monsters come in many forms. And next week, with the arrival of 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE from Executive Producer J.J. Abrams, we may just get to meet some of them. The film stars John Goodman alongside Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Gallagher Jr. and serves as a long awaited follow-up to the 2008 film Cloverfield. Just how the films are linked, we have no idea – but to say the least, fans of the original film can’t wait to find out how it all fits together…... Continue Reading

There’s a Cloverfield follow-up film coming in two months – and we’re only just finding out about it!

For quite a long time now, a secret Bad Robot project had been listed with a March 31st release date. We were starting to suspect that the whole thing was a red herring, or that it was mistaken information by the distributor. But sure enough, JJ Abrams had a film up his sleeve – and it’s a follow-up to the surprise hit of 2008, Cloverfield.... Continue Reading